Sample chapters

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21.

Design identity and security

  • By Ashish Agrawal, Avinash Bhavsar, MJ Parker, Gurvinder SinghAug 6, 2021
  • The challenge of migrating to a cloud-centered architecture forces us to think of new ways to protect data, resources, and services. In this sample chapter from Exam Ref AZ-304 Microsoft Azure Architect Design, you will learn how to design authentication, authorization, and security for applications.

22.

Introduction to microservices

  • By Arvind Chandaka, Ovais Mehboob Ahmed KhanJul 26, 2021
  • In this sample chapter from Developing Microservices Architecture on Microsoft Azure with Open Source Technologies, you will review the core fundamentals of microservices, including the transition from historical architecture to present, benefits and challenges, and a comparison of a monolithic application architecture with microservices architecture.

23.

Secure Azure Network architectures

  • By Nicholas DiCola, Anthony RomanJun 7, 2021
  • In this sample chapter from Microsoft Azure Network Security, you will review the best practices of general network architecture, various types of network architectures in Azure, and how network security services can be layered to protect these architectures.

24.

Describe how to work with relational data on Azure

  • By Francesco Milano, Daniel A. SearaMay 30, 2021
  • Relational data storage is described as storing information based on a predefined structure of the information. In this sample chapter from Exam Ref DP-900 Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals, you will learn how to identify the right data offering for a relational workload, describe relational data structures, and more.

25.

Introduction to Azure Security Center

  • By Yuri Diogenes, Tom JanetscheckMay 30, 2021
  • Azure Security Center gives organizations complete visibility and control over the security of hybrid cloud workloads. In this sample chapter from Microsoft Azure Security Center, 3rd Edition, you will explore key considerations for adoption and how to onboard resources.

26.

Model the data

  • By Daniil MaslyukApr 21, 2021
  • In this sample chapter from Exam Ref DA-100 Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI, you will review skills to design, develop, and optimize data models, and how you can use DAX to enhance data models.

27.

Develop for Azure storage

  • By Santiago Fernandez MunozMar 6, 2021
  • Microsoft Azure offers different storage solutions in the cloud to satisfy your application storage requirements. Azure offers solutions for making your storage cost-effective and minimizing latency. In this sample chapter from Exam Ref AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure, learn how to develop solutions using Cosmos DB and Blob storage.

28.

Implement platform protection

  • By Yuri Diogenes, Orin ThomasMar 6, 2021
  • Azure has native platform security capabilities and services that should be leveraged to provide the necessary level of security for your IaaS and PaaS workloads while maintaining a secure management layer. In this sample chapter from Exam Ref AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies, learn how to implement advanced network security and configure advanced security for compute.

29.

Using Windows 10

  • By Ed Bott, Craig StinsonMar 6, 2021
  • In this sample chapter from Windows 10 Inside Out, 4th Edition, explore the basics of Windows 10 user interface. Learn all of the things that you need to tap, click, drag, and drop to make Windows what you want it to do.

30.

Azure Boards

  • By Richard HundhausenFeb 17, 2021
  • The look and feel of Azure Boards is partially driven by the process that a team selects when they create the project. In this sample chapter from Professional Scrum Development with Azure DevOps, you will explore the various processes that can be selected, focusing on the Scrum process, and learn how to create an inherited process to customize Azure Boards’ behavior.

31.

Identify the core components of Power Platform

  • By Craig ZackerFeb 16, 2021
  • In this sample chapter from Exam Ref PL-900 Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals, you will learn how to describe the Common Data Service database, data connectors, and the AI Builder automation and intelligence engine.

32.

Implement management and security solutions

  • By Mike Pfeiffer, Derek Schauland, Gurvinder Singh, Nicole StevensFeb 15, 2021
  • In this sample chapter from Exam Ref AZ-303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies, you will learn how to bring your existing workloads into Azure and ensure your cloud environment is as secure as possible.

33.

Implement and manage threat protection

  • By Ed FisherOct 1, 2020
  • In this sample chapter from Exam Ref MS-500 Microsoft 365 Security Administration, the authors cover the five objectives about Microsoft Threat Protection. They address how to protect a hybrid organization, how to protect devices, how to protect applications, and how to protect the SaaS applications and data within Office 365.

34.

Objective group 2. Manage slides

  • By Joan LambertOct 1, 2020
  • In this sample chapter from MOS Study Guide for Microsoft PowerPoint Exam MO-300, author Joan Lambert covers the skills relating to creating and managing slides (rather than slide content).

35.

Describe core Azure services

  • By Jim CheshireAug 14, 2020
  • In this sample chapter from Exam Ref AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, 2nd Edition, author Jim Cheshire reviews core Azure services and solutions.

36.

Create and modify tables

  • By Paul McFedriesJun 13, 2020
  • In this sample chapter from MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Access Expert Exam MO-500, you will review methods for importing data into tables, managing tables and records in tables, and creating and modifying fields.

37.

Deployment and configuration

  • By Orin ThomasMay 26, 2020
  • In this sample chapter from Windows Server 2019 Inside Out , author Orin Thomas teaches you how you can use Windows Server images, Windows Deployment Services, Virtual Machine Manager, Desired State Configuration, Puppet, and Chef to deploy and manage the configuration of computers and virtual machines running the Windows Server 2019 operating system.

38.

Objective group 2. Insert and format text, paragraphs, and sections

  • By Joan LambertMay 26, 2020
  • In this sample chapter from MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Word Exam MO-100, author Joan Lambert covers the skills tested in the Microsoft Office Specialist exam for Microsoft Word 2019 relating to formatting document content.

39.

Objective group 2. Use advanced editing and formatting features

  • By Paul McFedriesMay 5, 2020
  • In this sample chapter from the MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Word Expert Exam MO-101, author Paul McFedries covers the skills tested in the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert exam for Microsoft Word 365 and Microsoft Word 2019 relating to using Word’s advanced editing and formatting features.

40.

Installing and configuring SQL Server instances and features

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